Goodbye Mathieu Debuchy As He Jet-Out To Complete Late Medicals

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Mathieu Debuchy is keen to leave the Emirates this month and is eyeing a return to his homeland, according to reports.

Debuchy has featured just once for Arsenal this season after falling down the pecking order.

The full back who joined Arsenal in 2014 has endured a difficult time at the Emirates, with injuries and the emergence of Hector Bellerin limiting his chances of playing regularly.

He sustained a hamstring injury in his only game of the season and only returned to training on Friday but he is looking to secure a move away from the Emirates before the transfer window shuts on Tuesday.

And the Daily Mirror via the Express claims Debuchy has set his sights on a return to France.

Debuchy spent the second half of last season on loan at French club Bordeaux and he is keen to return there after being told by Wenger that he can find a new club.

Wenger yesterday confirmed that both Debuchy and Jenkinson can leave the Emirates this month.

“I didn’t close the door because there’s a lot of competition on the right flank,” Wenger said.

“Now Gabriel has been convincing on the right side as well, so I don’t close the door.

“What I just want to say is he (Debuchy) is fully fit now and so he is available to play and maybe even to have an experience somewhere else.”

Obviously, an exit is the best decision for Debuchy. It is almost impossible for the defender to force his way back into the starting xi, so a move where he would get chances would be ideal for him. A move back to his homeland will be even better for him as he would likely hit the ground running immediately.

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